SA's Simbine makes 100m final

2016-08-15 03:15
Akani Simbine (Getty Images)

Cape Town - South Africa's Akani Simbine will line up alongside Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin in the final of the 100m in Rio.

Running in the first of the three semi-finals, Simbine finished in third in 9.98 - which wound up being quick enough to progress to the final as one of the two "fastest losers".

Jamaica's Usain Bolt posted the quickest time for the final in 9.86.

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